Four New Members Join CCSO

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013, four new members joined the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. In a ceremony attended by friends, family and coworkers, Sheriff Mark Hunter swore in all four members, making them official members of the Sheriff’s Office. Mr. Patrick Ross was sworn-in as a Deputy Sheriff. Ms. Marcella Miller was sworn-in as a [...]

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Two Arrested on Burglary Charges

On Monday, April 1, 2013, two Columbia County men were arrested by Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Detectives on burglary and theft charges. On March 28, 2013, the victim reported to deputies that his home was burglarized while he was out of town. Numerous items of value were stolen to include televisions, DVD players, a Go-Kart [...]

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Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest

On Wednesday, March 27, 2013, a Columbia County man was arrested on narcotics charges following a traffic stop. At approximately 11:00 pm, Deputy Sheriff Kristopher Kosko stopped a gray Honda passenger car on East Duval St. for a traffic violation. While conducting an interview with the driver, it was found that there narcotics in the [...]

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New Member Joins CCSO

On Wednesday, March 13, 2013, Mr. Murray Smith became an official member of the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. In a ceremony attended by friends, family and coworkers, Sheriff Mark Hunter placed Mr. Smith under oath, making him an official member of the Office. We would like to congratulate Deputy Sheriff Murray Smith and we wish him [...]

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Deputies Search for Two Drowning Victims

On Monday, March 11, 2013, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Dive Team was requested to assist the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office with the search for two men that entered the Suwannee River. At approximately 8:00pm, the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office responded to Log Landing in reference to two men that had entered the river to [...]

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